The Ministry of education denied requests not to mention condoms in a lesson on HIV prevention
Moscow. 3 Nov. INTERFAX.RU — Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation has denied the information that the officials allegedly recommended that the online tutorial for the prevention of HIV infection “to talk about morality” and not mention the word “condom.”
“Statements by representatives of the contractor that they were encouraged “to talk about the problems of morality” instead of prevention, is not true. A project for an online lesson mandatory will be agreement with the Ministry of health of the Russian Federation”, — is spoken in the message published in the Telegram-channel of the Ministry on Friday.
Earlier on Friday, the newspaper “Kommersant” reported that “the Ministry of education scandal associated with the online lesson on HIV prevention for students”. According to the publication, “implementing the Internet project refused to comply with the requirements of officials in advance to agree on the answers to users’ questions, and recommendations “to talk about morality in order to escape the slippery” and avoid words like “condom”. In what form will be a traditional lesson it is not yet clear, the newspaper said.